Employer News 64 - Summer 2016

July 01, 2016
myOMERS helps members and lets me focus on bigger issues, says OMERS employer
Kristen Andrews, Pension and Benefits Assistant is the sole benefit administrator for the City of Barrie. “OMERS administration is the biggest part of my position,” Kristen says. “I do everything related to OMERS, from enrolments and contribution remittances to disabilities and retirements.” Read More
Proposed CPP expansion will change pension landscape
On June 20, 2016, the federal and provincial Ministers of Finance announced an agreement in principle to enhance the Canada Pension Plan. At the same time, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa announced the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan will not proceed. Read More
OMERS responds to Brexit vote
On June 23, the British people voted to leave the European Union. The referendum that led to this decision was announced over a year ago. OMERS has been preparing for this possibility with comprehensive analysis and strategic decisions, including managing currency risk. While we do anticipate high volatility over the coming days and weeks, we are prepared and highly focused on managing through this situation. Read More
Connecting with, listening to and keeping you informed
We are committed to listening to and connecting with employers – we want your input on developments, and we will keep you informed so you have the information you need. We do this through various activities, including our annual Spring Meeting, surveys, face-to-face discussions, and, if requested, at your conferences and workshops. Read More